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Healthy lunch recipes

115 Recipes
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From vibrant salads and hearty soups, to veg-packed wraps, we've got plenty of healthy lunch ideas to keep your midday meal on the right track.

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  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.79 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Spicy tuna & cottage cheese jacket

    Spicy tuna & cottage cheese jacket

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.19 ratings

    For a low-fat energy lunch try a carbohydrate-heavy baked potato with a light and nutritious filling

  • Chicken soba noodles

    Chicken soba noodles

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Quick and easy to prepare, whether you're packing them up for work or grabbing a bite at home

  • Green club sandwich

    Green club sandwich

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    This healthy sandwich is packed full of goodness to keep you going until dinner

  • Lunchbox snacks

    Lunchbox snacks

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings

    Keep hunger pangs at bay with these healthy, yummy lunchbox nibbles

  • Asian chicken salad

    Healthy chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.36 ratings

    This easy-to-prepare healthy chicken salad is filled with zingy flavours - the simplified version is great for kids' lunchboxes too

  • Storecupboard pasta salad

    Storecupboard pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.65 ratings

    This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox

  • Melon & crunchy bran pots

    Melon & crunchy bran pots

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.17 ratings

    Not just for breakfast, this healthy pot of yoghurt, fruit and seeds is a real mid-afternoon hunger booster and ready in 10 minutes

  • Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

    Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.36 ratings

    This easy vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to hummus and great with crudités in a lunchbox or served as a vegan pate as part of a snack selection.

  • Cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

    Cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get three of your five-a-day from this chicken and bacon salad, which can be adapted to use leftover turkey and is packed with protein and vitamins

  • Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

    Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    Fancy making sushi at home? This simple recipe makes 32 healthy little bites, ideal for lunch or served as canapés

  • Prawn layered salad

    Prawn layered salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.9 ratings

    Solo suppers can still be a treat with this fast but flavour-packed recipe

  • Help-yourself tuna rice salad

    Help-yourself tuna rice salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.84 ratings

    Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

  • Spicy couscous salad

    Spicy couscous salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.19 ratings

    This can be made as a main-dish salad (great for lunchboxes) or as a side dish for roast lamb

  • Healthy veggie platter on an oval plate

    Healthy veggie platter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Conjure up a moreish, meze-style veggie platter using a variety of colourful produce. Whizz up a butterbean tahini and enjoy the spread in the sunshine

  • Lunchbox mains

    Lunchbox mains

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    Satisfying and nutritious lunchbox fillers which take minutes to make

  • Healthy courgette, potato & cheddar soup in a white bowl topped with cheese

    Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.301 ratings

    This healthy low-calorie soup is a delicious way to use up courgettes when they're in season. Plus it's freezable, so you can make it in summer and enjoy all year

  • A glass bowl serving Indian chicken protein pots

    Indian chicken protein pots

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Use leftover chicken or buy it ready-cooked for these speedy protein pots. The chicken is combined with spiced lentils and tomatoes and topped with tzatziki

  • Easy noodle soup

    Easy noodle soup

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    This quick and easy soup is the perfect lunchtime meal for kids - satisfying and healthy too

  • Moroccan chickpea soup in a pan

    Spiced chickpea soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    This low-fat soup is packed with storecupboard pulses, healthy grains and North African spice- use cumin, ras el hanout, ginger and cinnamon

  • Ham & beetroot salad bowl

    Ham & beetroot salad bowl

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.22 ratings

    A great light lunchtime salad that uses everyday ingredients in a new and interesting way

  • Summer crunch salad

    Summer crunch salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    The crunchiness of green beans works particularly well in this salad

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